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Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 425

KINGS of LYDIA. Kroisos. Circa 564/53-550/39 BC. AR Third Stater (14mm, 2.92 g). Sardes mint.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 425.
 Estimated: $ 1 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 2 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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KINGS of LYDIA. Kroisos. Circa 564/53-550/39 BC. Fourrée Third Stater (14mm, 2.92 g). Sardes mint. Confronted foreparts of lion and bull / Two incuse squares. Berk 24; Traité I 412; SNG von Aulock –; SNG Ashmolean 772 (Persian period); BMC –; Boston MFA 2071 = Warren 1291; Rosen 666. Toned, a couple of tiny marks on obverse. EF. Good metal for issue.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 51 (15 September 1999), lot 451; Classical Numismatic Group 49 (17 March 1999), lot 579.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday afternoon, 14 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.